'''Dick Richards''' (born 1936) is an American film director, producer and writer.
After working as a photographer, Richards went on to direct commercials. His career in film began by writing and directing a western, ''The Culpepper Cattle Co.
'' (1972), and continued with such films as ''Farewell, My Lovely (1975 film)|Farewell, My Lovely
'' (1975), ''March or Die (film)|March or Die
'' (1977), and ''Man, Woman and Child
[[http://www.richardsfilms.com/bio.html Biography at Richards Films]]
Though initially considered to direct ''Tootsie
'' (1982), complications arose with the script, and he assumed the role of producer instead, for which he received an Academy Award nomination.